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  • Tualatin Chamber Networking April 19, 2019 Kathy Walsh, Daniel Payne Our Tualatin VFW Auxiliary hosted the weekly networking event for the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce today, from 7:30AM – 9:00AM. We had about 50 people attend, and Auxiliary President Kathy Walsh shared what we are all about, patriotism, serving veterans, and visiting the VA hospital every week. Auxiliary member Daniel Payne shared about Memorial Day activities ...
  • Teen from Oregon in the Running to Win a $30,000 Scholarship from the VFW February 26, 2019 Dylan Leebrick High school students across the country recorded audio-essays on this year’s theme: “Why My Vote Matters.” We’ve selected one winner from each state to qualify for the grand prize, a $30,000 scholarship to the college or technical school of their choice. Dylan Leebrick, Oregon Hear the winning essays. The VFW’s Voice of Democracy competition allows high school students to compete for ...
  • Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest January 10, 2019 Young american creative patriotic art contest Each year, more than 3,500 high school students from across the country participate in the VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. The scholarship contest began in 1979 to recognize up-and-coming artists and encourage patriotism in youth.The Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest is open to all students, including home-schooled students, in grades 9-12. Students must ...
  • Continuing Education Scholarship January 10, 2019 continuing education The VFW Auxiliary is pleased to present the Continuing Education Scholarship to assist members and their immediate family members who wish to further their education by pursing a college degree or career direction at a vocational/technical school. Details: The Continuing Education Scholarship is open to any VFW Auxiliary member (who has belonged for at least one year), their spouse, ...
  • Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day – December 7th November 30, 2018 Pearl Harbor On the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese bombers staged a surprise attack on U.S. military forces in Hawaii. In a devastating defeat, the United States suffered 3,435 casualties and loss of or severe damage to 188 planes, eight battleships, three light cruisers and four miscellaneous vessels. Japanese losses were less than 100 personnel, 29 ...
  • Take Action: Blue Water Navy Bill Must Pass Before End of Year November 15, 2018 Action Corps Sign Up Today Background:  In July, the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2018, to end the injustice of denying Vietnam, Korean DMZ, and Thailand veterans who suffer from life-threatening health conditions the care and benefits they deserve.   This important bill continues to be stalled in the Senate. The VFW ...
  • Annual Veterans Breakfast November 9, 2018 I enjoyed attending my first Veterans Breakfast hosted by the City of Tualatin this morning at the Juanita Pohl Center. The agenda for the morning was: Master of Ceremonies Councilor Frank Bubenik Color Guard Tualatin Police Dept “Star Spangled Banner”  Martin Murrell  Pledge of Allegiance Dale Potts Welcome Councilor Frank Bubenik Remarks   Shannon Langley State Director – Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Service (DOL- VETS) Norb Murray USMC, ...
  • Christmas Gifts for Veterans at VA Hospital – December 12th at 8:30AM November 7, 2018 Kathy WalshDear Auxiliary Brothers and Sisters, My name is Kathy Walsh and I am the Veteran of Foreign Wars Representative for the Department of Oregon at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center. I am writing you today to invite all those that wish to attend the Christmas gift giving at the Medical Center for the veterans that are ...
  • Veterans Day Concert October 25, 2018 The Founding BandFrom IrishPDX.com As a token of our appreciation to you Veterans, we are offering a discount to the upcoming concert at the Sherwood Center for the Arts on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 7:30pm! The band, The Founding will be playing. To receive your discount at only $15 ea, go to https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3510175 and click on ‘enter a password’ ...
  • 2018 Regatta Run, Record Number of 586 Entrants October 20, 2018 Today’s 10th annual Regatta Run was one for the record books, as we enjoyed both sunshine and a record number of 586 entrants. Our community showed up in force to support this memorial fundraiser that honors Cpl. Matthew Lembke as the money goes towards scholarships at Tualatin High School. Enjoy the photos and come out ...
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